Birkbeck, University of London

Course Introduction

Approved by the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), this course gives you the opportunity to develop skills in print journalism, to understand the social and political context of your work, and to evaluate your performance. You will be taught by practitioners with practical journalistic and teaching experience. Modules cover a range of topics, including: The press in Britain; news on the net; travel writing; writing reviews; interview skills and feature writing; and writing for magazines.

Course Modules

Compulsory modules: Introduction to journalism practice; journalism in British life; media studies (key thinkers and approaches).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
2 - 3 years
Part Time
CertHE (Post A-Level)

Qualifications required:

  • Age restriction